• Build local capability in the region 
  • Train and upskill
  • Create diverse employment opportunities
  • Increase social well-being and engage Maori with their whenua
  • Recognise Māori as global leaders 
  • Contribute towards New Zealand 2030 Paris commitment of emission reductions
  • Provide solutions through continuous innovation 
  • Save the taxpayer purchasing more international credits. 
  • Environmental benefits 
  • Pest and predator-free initiatives, saving use of taxpayer funds
  • Regional investment in infrastructure
  • local GDP growth & employment Reduction in regional unemployment 
  • Significant taxpayer savings on less job seeker benefits.